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HUD Secretary's Awards

The HUD Secretary’s Awards are presented annually to honor projects that exemplify excellence in five categories: affordable housing design, community planning, cooperative public/private efforts, healthy housing innovation, and historic preservation. The awards recognize projects that increase the quality of life for low- and moderate-income households.


2018 Winners: American Institute of Architects - Housing and Community Design Awards

The 200-unit Five 88 affordable housing development in San Francisco’s Mission Bay neighborhood and the 44-unit Station 162 Apartments, which provides accessible housing and independent support services for residents in Gresham, Oregon, are the respective winners of the Excellence in Affordable Housing Design Award and the Housing Accessibility — Alan J. Rothman Award.


Nominations for the 2019 HUD Secretary’s Awards for American Planning Association - Opportunity and Empowerment are being accepted now. Submission deadline is September 10, 2018. Learn more here.

Previous years’ submission forms and award criteria are available here.

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